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Research Ethics Board Forms

See below relevant forms and guidelines for a research ethics board submission.

Note about fillable PDF Forms: The Science Review form and Departmental Approval form contain interactive elements which cannot be displayed within a web browser. Please download the PDF file and open using Acrobat Reader. The software is available for free from Adobe. 

Science Review

  • Science review process - Consult this document to determine the appropriate review process for REB submissions and Grant applications.
  • Scientific review form - This form is completed by the individuals reviewing the proposal.

Departmental Approvals

  • Department Approval Form - This form is to be completed for studies utilizing clinical resources for recruitment from inpatient/outpatient clinics.


Recruitment, Consent, and Assent

This Telephone Script provides a useful example of how to recruit participants over the telephone.

Important: Refer to REB Standard Operating Procedures REB-701 for a complete list of general and specific documentation requirements and REB-702 for the process to obtain and document initial and ongoing consent.   

The following are templates of informed consent forms.

Important: Refer to REB Standard Operating Procedures REB-704 (Elements of Informed Assent) and REB-705 (Process for Informed Assent) for further details.  

The following is a template assent form. Please see the Guidance Notes section for the guidelines for assent disclosure and for the informed assent process.

Post-Approval Forms

Please note that all post-approval forms (i.e. amendments, continuing reviews, protocol deviations, study closure forms, etc.) must be submitted via eREB.

Studies that were approved pre-eREB must submit a legacy study to be accessible in the eREB system. 

Standard Operating Procedures

If you are unsure what forms to use, please consult the REB Standard Operating Procedures.